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HM Treasury consultation on the Financial Policy Committee’s housing policy tools

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
11 December 2014

This is the BSA's response to the consultation published on 30 October by HM Treasury (HMT) into granting the Financial Policy Committee (FPC) powers of direction over Loan to Value (LTV) and Debt to Income (DTI) in respect of owner occupied mortgages.   Executiv...

Response to DCLG's Starter Homes Regulations technical consultation

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
17 May 2016

The BSA's response to the Starter Homes Regulations: technical consultation can be found here . In addition to concerns raised about the impact the scheme could have on other forms of affordable housing, our main point was around how the 20% discount should be operated. In...

BSA Repsonse to Public Financial Guidance Review: consultation on a single body

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
13 February 2017

The BSA has responded to the joint HMT and DWP Public Financial Guidance Review: consultation on a single body.  BSA response to single financial guidance body proposals

BSA response to 2017 Housing White Paper

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
02 May 2017

The Government published on 7 February 2017 its Housing White Paper, Fixing the Broken Housing Market . The paper assessed the continued lack of supply in the housing market and what measures could be made to address the problem. The BSA welcomed the Government's shift away ...

BSA response to tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
19 September 2017

The BSA has responded to the DCLG consultation tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market. The link to the full response is below BSA response tackling unfair practices in the leasehold market

BSA response to DCLG call for evidence on improving the home buying and selling process

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
20 December 2017

The BSA has responded to the Department for Communities and Local Government's (DCLG) Call for Evidence on Improving the Home Buying and Selling Process. Our main comments are as follows: A Decision in Principle is already a key part of the home buying process We welcome a...

BSA Response to Breathing Space call for evidence

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
17 January 2018

The BSA has responded to the HM Treasury call for evidence on proposals to introduce a mandatory 6 week breathing space. The response can be accessed below; BSA response to HMT Breathing space call for evidence

BSA response to MHCLG leasehold consultation

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
23 November 2018

Please see below the Building Societies Association’s response to the consultation ‘Implementing reforms to the leasehold consultation in England’. BSA response  For any further inquiries, please email Harinder.chohan@bsa.org.uk .

Response to HCLG Committee inquiry into Modern Methods of Construction (MMC)

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
29 January 2019

The BSA and its members are supportive of modern methods of construction (MMC). Our response highlights the work the BSA and members have already done on MMC, but stresses that in order for societies and other lenders to meet the demand for mortgages, an industry wide approac...

BSA response to FCA/PRA changes to mortgage reporting requirements

Industry response,
Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
22 March 2019

The BSA responded to the FCA/PRA's consultation on changes to mortgage reporting requirements. Given the large increase in product transfers in recent years, we were sympathetic to the FCA and PRA's rationale for expanding the data reported for it to better analyse and predic...

Mortgage instructions

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Contact:
robert thickett,
Last updated:
16 January 2014

For those property transactions involving a mortgage, conveyancers and solicitors acting for lenders will usually follow standard conveyancing instructions and any specific requirements as set out by the lender providing the mortgage.   The BSA introduced mortgage instructi...

Terms and Conditions for BSA Associate Members Events Page

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robert thickett,
Last updated:
29 August 2020

Terms and conditions for the BSA Associate Members Events Page The BSA Associate Member Events Page is open to all BSA Associate Members, who can advertise 2 events hosted independently of the BSA using the page free of charge, with events over this cap listed at an addi...